The fourth are picketers at the white house c. 1917 from the National Woman’s Party

Women’s Equality Day – Celebrating the Vote
And Campaigning for a History Museum on the Mall

Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was certified. To


Blue Crabs

Johnny’s Half Shell—Steps from the Capitol

Monday, September 24th, 2012
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Located at 400 North Capitol Street, Johnny’s Half Shell is only steps away from the Capitol Building and less than a block from Union Station.



The Star-Spangled Banner Trail—
Take a Walk Through America’s History

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
by on Living Around

Looking for a new source of education and history in D.C.? Tourists, bikers, residents, hikers and history lovers, look no further, the Star-Spangled Banner National


Inauguration crowd

A Sea of Humanity Comes Together to Witness History

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
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Debra Toppeta, co-founder of Woman Around Town, attended the Inauguration and the Mid-Atlantic Ball. What does a crowd of 1.5 million freezing people sound like